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Kunnia Isälle

Kunnia Isälle ja Pojalle ja Pyhälle Hengelle,
Kunnia Isälle ja Pojalle ja Pyhälle Hengelle,
Glory [be] to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
niin kuin oli alu$sa, nyt on ja aina,
niin kuin oli alussa, nyt on ja aina,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be:
iankaikkise$ta iankaikkiseen.
iankaikkisesta iankaikkiseen.
world without end.


The translation is from an English version of the prayer used by Catholics, Orthodox and many Protestants. Note that "world without end" is more a paraphrase than a translation. A more literal rendering is found in another version used in Eastern Orthodox prayers: Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.

The record has been done by Petri Tikka, a native speaker of Finnish and Tolkien language enthusiast. Thank you, Petri !

The text is transcribed in Fraktur, a style of blackletter used in Finnish typography until the end of the 19th century. According to the custom of the time, w replaces in Fraktur what is spelt v in Antiqua (an umbrella term for styles of the Latin alphabet other than blackletter, such as those generally used today). We made use of Peter Wiegel’s typeface Berthold Mainzer Fraktur.

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